Hugh Mercer Apothocary
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Hugh Mercer Apothocary, Fredericksburg VA (1761-1776) 1
For more information on the Hugh Mercer apothocary, see this web site.
|I don't have any bottles from the Hugh Mercer apothocary, but this is a picture I took of the apothcary/museum in February 2009.|
This postcard shows the front of the apothecary, ca.1970s. On the rear it says:
The apothecary shop still stands as he left it when he went away to die a General and a hero at Princeton, during the Revolutionary War.
This postcard shows the front of the apothecary, ca.1960s. On the rear it says:
Dr. Hugh Mercer, physican, solder and patriot of the colonies (though born in Scotland) operated this Apothecary Shop from 1771 to 1776. Relics of 18th century medicine and pharmacy are on display.
|This postcard shows the front of the apothecary, from sometime in the early 1900s.|
This postcard shows the rear of the apothecary, ca.1970s. On the rear it says:
Dr. Hugh Mercer used the area behind his Apothecary Shop for growing herbs. Presently, it appears as a mid eighteenth century garden in the English manner.